Start recruiting business partners for the new AI technology "Virtual Staffing" (patent pending).

pluszero, a company that provides business consulting and services through AI and natural language processing, announced the world's first "Virtual Staffing" using a new technology on April 26, 2021 (Monday). In addition, from today, pluszero will formally begin recruiting business partners to explore business opportunities using "Virtual Staffing" and related technologies.

"Virtual Staffing" and its related technologies cover the three core technologies announced on April 26, 2021: "Technology using PSF data," "Technology using N4 (Neo Non-loss Normalized Network)," and "Technology for paraphrasing according to the available vocabulary of the dialogue partner and user.

In the future, we will use this technology to bring the adoption rate of AI and robots to the highest level in the world, and contribute to the realization of a society where people can focus on more human-like activities, and where disposable income and time can be increased through increased productivity.

Application conditions for business alliance partners

Primary condition: You must share our long-term challenges.

It will take a certain amount of time to realize innovations using "Virtual Staffing" and related technologies. In order to accelerate the realization, we are looking for partners who share our long-term challenges. Specifically, the ideal partner would be a company that is willing to commit together to an industrial transformation that can lead the world in 5 to 10 years, rather than improving business performance within 3 years.

Second condition: Good technical compatibility with the business field in which the innovation will take place.

There is a wide range of business areas for innovation, from those that can bring about change on a societal scale to those that are limited to change at the level of internal business processes. The following is an initial list of priority areas for which we are looking for partners, but we will actively consider other areas if there are business areas with good technological compatibility.

Process to conclude business alliance

Step 1: Acceptance of applications: From April 30 (Fri.) to June 30 (Wed.)

Please contact us at the e-mail address (info@plus-zero.co.jp) and we will contact you as soon as we confirm the contents. At the first meeting, we will share the detailed recruitment requirements, and if both parties agree, we will proceed to Step ②.

Step 2: Discussion on the details of the alliance and decision on the alliance: From May 1 (Sat.) to July 31 (Sat.)

pluszero will disclose the technical information of the patent and understand the business issues※1. After examining the solutions, the business theme will be decided based on the feasibility of the solutions, and if both companies agree, the alliance will be decided. In principle, the maximum number of business partners is five in order to maintain a certain level of innovation quality.※2 In addition, in order to increase the speed of innovation realization, business partners will be decided sequentially with priority given to speed.

※1 Business challenges must have a certain level of economic value when solved or achieved.
※2 The number of partners may be increased or decreased. If no partner can be found that meets the application requirements, there will be no business alliance partner.

Step 3: Start of business alliance: From July 1 (Thursday) to August 1 (Sunday)

As soon as the partnership is decided, each company will start the business partnership one by one.

Outline and schedule of the business alliance

Period covered

Six years (from July 2021 to June 2027)

Details of the alliance

Partner companies → pluszero: Market expertise on business themes, burden of project costs
pluszero → Partner company: Licensing of patent-related technology (after patent acquisition), support for development of partner company's original parts, support for launching business theme (individual consultation for avoiding competition), strategic consultation on AI/IT


Company name:pluszero Corporation
Capital:100 million yen
Name of representative:Yoshiyuki Ojiro(Representative Director, Chairman CEO) / Ryota Mori(Representative Director, President COO)
Business Description:Provision, development, maintenance, operation, and sales of solutions that integrate various technologies such as AI, natural language processing, software, and hardware, as well as contract and consulting services related to these.
Vision:Expand the human potential.
Mission: We are innovative, to bring new possibilities into the world.
Values: Be a professional and unique.
Advisor: Eiji Uda (Product Market Fit Adviser), Former Founder and Chairman of Salesforce.com Unified Services, Inc.
    CEO, Chairman of the Board, YEXT Japan
    Yasuhito Kageyama (Customer Success Promotion Adviser), Former Vice President of BearingPoint          
URL: https://plus-zero.co.jp/
Patent pending: Information processing system and virtual human resources